English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Leys Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Barrow upon Humber

Historical Forms

  • Leys 1785 Map
  • Leys Fm 1824 O
  • Barrow Ann Fm 1828 Bry


, Leys 1785Map , Leys Fm 1824 O and it isBarrow Ann F m1828 Bry , presumably from the plural of lēah in the later sense of ' an open pasture ' . Leys is common in many parts of L as an appellative .